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Associated Press The Emotions of Mrs.King

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09739.40 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Memphis, Tennessee Type: Photograph Date: 8 April 1968 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 26 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One Associated Press wirephoto comprised of two photos of Coretta Scott King at a memorial gathering for her husband in Memphis, Tennessee. On the left is a photo of Coretta Scott King laughing, and on the right is a picture of her crying.

Background Information:

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansAfrican American HistoryAssassinationsCivil Rights MovementFunerals

Sub Era: The Sixties

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